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Technical Support Scientist (Abbott)

Abbott

Posted: 3 weeks ago
LOCATION

Longford, Ireland

Job Title

Technical Support Scientist (Abbott)

Job Descriptions

WHY WILL YOU ENJOY THIS NEW OPPORTUNITY?

At Abbott, you will play a crucial role to help people live more fully at all stages of their lives. Our 113,000 colleagues have a daily impact on the life of people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Longford manufactures 18 diagnostic reagent products for thyroid function, fertility, and pregnancy, cardiology, renal and metabolic.

This is an ideal opportunity for you to develop your career as you help shape the future of healthcare. 

WHAT TYPE OF WORK WILL YOU BE DOING? WHAT ASSIGNMENTS, REQUIREMENTS, OR SKILLS WILL YOU BE PERFORMING ON A REGULAR BASIS?

You need to be a master multitasker!

Your goal is to plan and implement technical support solutions and projects to assist the plant in meeting KPI’s.

You will be an excellent communicator, as the role will often require you to work with many departments and external entities to accomplish goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical support to the product manufacturing team to meet production targets.
  • Design and manage process improvement projects.
  • Assist in product development/improvement projects.
  • Transfer of new products from other Abbott sites.
  • Participate in laboratory maintenance programs.
  • Identify and implement cost reductions.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • A third level qualification in scientific and/or technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience.

or

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification

with

  • Two years’ experience in the development or support of diagnostic assays.
  • A strong communicator

WHAT IS THE LEADERSHIP LIKE FOR THIS ROLE? 

This role reports to Elaine O’Doherty, one of our Technical Product Managers.

You will join Elaine’s team of 15 that includes Technical Product Team Leaders, Principal Scientists and Technical Support Specialists. Her leadership style focuses on collaboration, morale, and motivation.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS AND PERKS OF WORKING AT ABBOTT LONGFORD?

  • Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Short Term Disability Protection
  • Long Term Disability Protection
  • Flexible working hours
  • Carers leave.
  • Education Assistance

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree

Skills
Experience
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